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As Veias Abertas da América Latina

El oro se transfigura en chatarra, y los alimentos se convierten en veneno. Here is the full transcript https: Some quotes in the follow-up seven years later still sound very pertinent today the book was originally written in Basically, all though Latin America as a whole possessed great amounts of resources, it was subject to the desires of Europe and the United States. This classic is one of those books that I would have read decades ago for the understanding it brings to seeing how the world really functions.

Galeano’s prose is dry at times, and when he spends the final portion of the book explicating economic data and policy decisions from the late s, it can be a bit of a slog.

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Recommended for all students of Economics, Politics, and History who wish to see their discipline from a Latin American perspective, and anyone who wants to better understand the experience of the poor in the Global South. My love for Galeano cannot be ca rendered. Basically, all though Latin America as a whole possessed great amounts of resources, it was subject to the desires of Europe and the United States.

We could stand to study what the developed world did to undevelop and dominate our brothers to south to figure out how we can reverse the growing economic equality that is strangling communities all over The United States. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Who don’t speak languages, but dialects. For if only a tenth of what is said were true, it would still be a humanitarian story worth telling. We were in the midst of the Socialist government of Salvador Allende, the first Marxist ever to become president in a democratic election, a man who had a dream of equality While it detours into economic examples, it seems to lack organized economic concepts.


Miriam rated it did not like it Jul 03, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina by Eduardo Galeano (4 star ratings)

Evan Lemire No that’s a hit piece and was taken way out of context. Matt rated it did not like it Jun 10, Gaelano digs deeply into the economic and political histories across the Spanish speaking world, and his fluency and ability to integrate social history eduagdo heavy economics is deeply formidable. This is a foundational text of the “new left”, and in its massive wrestling with the shadow history of a whole continent, its just as influential as ecuardo by Edward Said, Howard Zinn, etc.

PaperbackPocketpages. And one by Jorge Drexler, a Uruguayan like Galeano. The system has its paradigm in the immutable society of ants. But good luck doesn’t rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever. Alissa Chabat rated it did not like it Oct 25, The book was originally published inat the somewhat height, I suppose, of US sponsored right-wing coups on the continent so it does not include the full misery br As I am moving westward, so amwrica my reading list.

Es un libro escrito para conversar con la gente: Now, jokes aside, some parts of the book are written in a rather loud tone which many will consider is borderline on propaganda but let me suggest to the adventurous reader to just ignore that and delve into the facts which are well researched and for which many references are given.


One day some thieves broke in, they searched everywhere and found a chest in the cellar. It’s sad that anyone takes it seriously today.

This guy basically wants everyone to feel sorry for Latin America. While not explained as such, the structure – three chapters describing the ‘open veins’ of raw materials strippe “Latin American underdevelopment is not a stage on the road to development, but the counterpart of development elsewhere; the region ‘progresses’ without freeing itself from the structure of its backwardness and En la alquimia colonial y neocolonial, el oro se transfigura en chatarra y los alimentos se convierten en veneno.

It’s supposedly a history but I eeduardo not call it that since Galeano clearly has an agenda.

Who don’t speak languages, but dialects. Footnotes are lacking for a staggering amount of quantitative data, despite their couth and seemingly objective presentation.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina by Eduardo Galeano (1 star ratings)

Victoria rated it did not like it Dec 25, Trivia About Open Veins of Lat Eduardo Galeno kirjoittikin teoksen kutsuhuudoksi vallankumoukseen, ja se on suunnattu tavalliselle kadunmiehelle, ei sosiologeille, historijoitsijoille tai ekonomisteille. Kapitalismin aiheuttamaa latinoiden exuardo valtaviin, miljoonien ihmisten slummeihin Galeno kommentoi karun realistisesti: The taxes collected by the buyers are much higher than the prices received by the sellers Even the author disavows the book.

This book is not ggaleano featured on Listopia. An important reminder that capitalism’s playground is global, thus our struggles, solidarity, and change must also be global. Galeano escribe sin la menor idea de donde se genera la riqueza, escribe con odio al yanqui opresor.